Sasikala seeks time

V.K.Sasikala the jailed aide of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has claimed that she is on moun vrat meaning vow of silence till the second week of February and sought time to depose before the Income Tax Department that conducted searches on her premises.

The IT Department had issued summons to her to the Parappana Agrahara Prison in Bengaluru where she is lodged.She however communicated that she cannot speak until her moun vrat is over. During the raids conducted at her premises, several incriminating documents regarding investments and other details were found and the department needs her explanation and has to record her statements in this regard. The Department is willing to wait till she finishes her vow.